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Fears of Migrant ‘Exodus’ from Egypt

The European Union (EU) is watching the migrant situation in Egypt after an increase in sea crossings and following claims from Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi that five million migrants are residing in the country waiting to cross the Mediterranean.

A migrant waits during the evacuation of the "Baobab" migrant reception centre next to the Tiburtina train station in Rome on December 4, 2015. 
The authorities of the Department for Social Policy of Rome announced on December 1, 2015 the evacuation of the reception centre. / AFP / ANDREAS SOLARO        (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

Italian Border Town Swamped By Migrants

An Italian town on the Swiss border is being flooded with stranded migrants as Swiss authorities refuse to let them through. The Italian town of Como, near the famous lake of the same name, is being inundated by migrants seeking


125,000 Euro Bill To Deport Three Violent Migrants

Germany is facing a €125,000 bill to deport just three illegal African migrants who have been convicted of violent crimes. A flight from Germany to the Republic of Guinea in West Africa should cost around €400 per person, but for the

Migrants and refugees arrive aboard a Swedish Frontex patrol boat at the port of Mytilene on the Greek island of Lesbos on March 29, 2016

Frontex: Egypt Is New Hot Spot For Migrants

European Union border agency Frontex warns that Egypt may be the new Libya as record numbers of migrants flow from the two North African countries. Frontex director Fabrice Leggeri is worried that because of the EU-Turkey deal, migrants are now


EU Commission Plans To Invite World’s Poorest To Europe

The European Commission has unveiled plans to massively increase legal migration from Africa with a relaunched “Blue Card” scheme to make Europe “more attractive” to people from the world’s poorest continent. The plans were in response to the up to

A man takes some snaps of the lit-up Wiener Staatsoper ,Vienna's State Opera, during the twilight in the city center of Vienna, on August 12,2014.

Migrant Brutally Murders Woman on Vienna Street

An illegal migrant with a long criminal history has brutally murdered a 54-year-old woman on a Vienna street while she was on her way to work. News headlines in Austria Wednesday morning were focused on one topic, the brutal killing